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US$55 - US$68
Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 11 December 2020 via mobile

Great 3 course meal. £40 a head but excellent quality. Very friendly & Covid conscious venue. Went with 2 friends & my friends were late as there had been an accident but they were very accommodating. My friends had the cheese soufflé followed by steak...& loved it all. I had smoked salmon with melon & then the skate. Absolutely fantastic. The best was the dessert - chocolate fondant with clotted cream & ice cream. Superb. I will definitely be back & have already recommended this to friends m. Top notch!!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 12 October 2020

Very high standards all round. The food was lovely and beautifully presented - a very good set menu for £40pp. We had cheese soufflé and venison carpaccio followed by fish of the day and pork belly. For dessert I had a chocolate tart and my...husband had the apple strudel. For those nervous about Covid they had excellent procedures in place and the tables were spaced very far apart. In my opinion they could have got another table in without compromising anyone but there was still a nice friendly atmosphere.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 10 October 2020 via mobile

And what a recommendation, this place is a gem. From the cosy atmosphere to the very helpful and knowlegable staff via the superb food this is a pub/restaurant not to be missed.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 October 2020

Once again, we ate out at The Ship and, once again, it was a great night out! Ali and Greg made us feel safe with the well spaced out tables, cleanliness and regular use of sanitiser by the staff. The food was, as always, delicious....Would highly recommend this little gem of a restaurant.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 30 September 2020

We visited The Ship Inn for a drink early on a Friday evening. Unfortunately, the evening dinner service had begun and we were told quite brusquely that our request for drinks could not be met. Another sad case of a public house no longer prepared...to perform the basic functions of a licensed premises. Why not change the name to The Ship Restaurant ?More

Date of visit: September 2020
allihelston, Owner at The Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2020

We are still very much an Inn as our regular drinkers will contest. My unwillingness to serve you drinks had nothing to do with our dinner service. It was very much to do with the fact that you had ignored all our covid safety requirements...More

Reviewed 3 September 2020 via mobile

Tried this out of the way restaurant near the sea in Cornwall near the lizard We had to book several weeks ahead for the restaurant which at one time was a courthouse Very isolated but well with a visit comfortable tables and welcome staff with...excellent food A little pricey but worth itMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 3 September 2020

I can't say enough good things about this restaurant. I've eaten there 4 times since 4 July. Each time with different people and every one has loved it. I can take even my most critical of friends there, safe in the knowledge they are going...to love it. Always a great vegetarian option. Everything I've eaten has been sublime. It truly is a family run restaurant and the service is fantastic. Big smiles, friendly and attentive. I love the lockdown offering and would be happy for it to continue, just need to book early to avoid disappointment. Particularly loved meeting Ruby the pony who stopped off for a pint with her owner. They take social distancing very seriously and I noticed the staff are continually washing their hands.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 30 August 2020

Dinner with our friends again, excellent evening, excellent food and excellence all round. What a delightful place The Ship Inn is. Back very soon.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 9 August 2020

We went here for a family meal last Thusday 06/08/2020. Got to say the food is first class, the best we have had in a very long time. £40 for 3 courses may sound expensive, but its worth every penny. Special thank you to the...host for the excellent service and for putting up with a 1 year old baby and our 3 dogs.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 27 July 2020

We had our first visitors since lockdown and I am so pleased that we brought them here. Warm welcome, fabulous food, great atmosphere and excellent friendly service. We were a bit nervous eating out in the current climate but the tables were well spaced, everywhere...clean and tidy and waitresses spotted sanitising hands several ties during our visit. We felt safe without any compromise on atmosphere. Well done Ship Inn - our visiting family were very impressed. The set menu provided plenty of variety.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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13 August 2020|
Response from Phil A | Reviewed this property |
The Ship Inn is open all year, regarding dogs, call The Ship Inn on : 01326 221240. But I am quite sure they are happy with a dog.
17 July 2018|
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Response from Ian H | Reviewed this property |
Its best to conatc them directly, but generally the same as the summer with occasional holidays when they are shut.
14 September 2016|
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